Growing Plants from Seed

If you would like to have an attractive and productive garden which doesn’t cost a packet and which allows a wider range of choice than is available…

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Soil Blocks – Starting Seedlings Organically

Soil blocking is a sustainable way to start seedlings. Efficient, easy, fun and great for growing strong healthy seedlings, soil blocks are used in…

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Growing Herbs, Vegetables & Flowering Annuals from Seed

Growing from seed is fun and rewarding as well as being very cost effective. You can access a much broader variety of plants than those that are…

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Plant Propagation from Cuttings

How often do we see a lovely shrub or perennial in a friend’s garden and just wish we had one like it? And with a little skill, ingenuity AND your…

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Growing Summer Veggies From Seed

If you love growing your own vegetables over summer then you’ll be pleased to know that many of them are easily grown from seed. The most popular…

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Growing From Hardwood Cuttings

A cutting is a piece of stem, a leaf, or root that develops roots when placed in suitable medium and in the right conditions. It's very satisfying…

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Swapping Seeds

It seems to be quite a common practice to swap seeds with overseas friends and relatives. This seemingly benign and happy pastime has a dark side…

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